Research course

Cardiovascular Science in Health and Disease

Newcastle University · Faculty of Medical Sciences

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in:

  • a life science or related discipline
  • or an MBBS/BDS degree.

This programme accepts both medical and dental students wishing to take a master's degree as an intercalation. You will need to have successfully completed your third or fourth year of study.

Practical laboratory work experience is desirable, although not essential. The modules you can study may depend on your academic background.

Months of entry


Course content

The Cardiovascular Science in Health and Disease MRes is for graduates with a BSc in the life sciences or other science disciplines. It is also open to intercalating and qualified MBBS or BDS students. You can take this as a stand-alone qualification or as an entry route onto a PhD or MD.

You'll develop your own bespoke course with our broad range of taught modules. You'll then begin a 24-week research project in cardiovascular science in health and disease research.

Course content changes to reflect:

  • developments in the discipline
  • the requirements of external bodies and partners
  • student feedback.

You may also have opportunities for industry experience.

Information for international students

English Language requirements: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 6.5 in all other sub-skills).

International students should contact:
Faculty of Medical Sciences

Fees and funding

See our course fees and funding web page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MRes
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Medical Sciences Graduate School
+44 (0) 191 208 5379